During its first year of operations, Salt Company had estimated total
manufacturing overhead to be $2,300,100. Salt Company used direct labor hours as an allocation base for the predetermined overhead rate. Estimated total direct labor hours for the year was 18,700 and actual total direct labor hours amounted to 22,800. The direct labor wage rate is $22/hr. Actual manufacturing overhead was 109% of estimated total manufacturing overhead.
The ending balances in work-in-process, finished goods inventory, and cost of goods sold before any adjustment for over or under-allocated manufacturing overhead were $535,000, $1,260,000, and $2,950,000 respectively. An analysis of the account balances concluded that actual direct labor cost was 8% of the account balance for all three accounts.
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a) Suppose Salt Company has a policy of allocating any over or under-allocated manufacturing overhead to cost of goods sold. Calculate the amount of over or under-allocated manufacturing overhead.
Round the overhead rate to 2 decimal places.
Salt Company's manufacturing overhead rate: $____
Round the rest of these answers to the nearest whole dollar.
Total Manufacturing overhead allocated: $_____
Actual Manufacturing Overhead: $____
b) Record the appropriate adjusting entry for part (a)